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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Encinitas?
If your trip to Encinitas is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.If there’s one thing that encapsulates Encinitas, it’s LEGOLAND® California. Be sure to grab plenty of fabulous shots of this iconic attraction to show off to the folks back home!Whatever you do, don’t forget to charge your camera when you go to Carlsbad Premium Outlets. This great attraction is sure to provide some amazing photo opportunities.Near the city center, Moonlight State Beach is one sight you might like to add to your must-see list. San Diego Botanic Garden and Swamis Beach are also close by and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near Encinitas?
You’re probably wondering what else is around you. Wander a little outside of Encinitas and you’ll stumble on iconic attractions. Main Beach Park is worth a visit. You’ll find it in Brown’s Park Beach, 45 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Encinitas?
Fill up your tank, put your seat belt on and get ready to feel the cool sea breeze on your skin. Encinitas has some glorious stretches of coastline, such as:

  • Moonlight State Beach (2 miles away).
  • Beacon Beach (3 miles away).
  • Swamis Beach (3 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Encinitas?
No other mode of transportation can give you freedom and convenience like your own set of wheels. Whatever the reason for your journey to Encinitas, CarRentals.com has an excellent selection of vehicles to choose from. On a city break with your other half? Fire up the romance by going for a convertible. A delight to drive and easy to park in tight spots, you’ll adore sitting side by side in one of these little rides. A van is a great match for big families. There’s loads of space for everyone and you can go wherever you want, when you want. If you’re on a work trip, a premium car will carry you from your hotel to those important meetings in comfort and style.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Encinitas?
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to embark on an amazing road trip around Encinitas, a comfortable SUV could be the ideal solution. If you want the best possible deal and plan on staying mostly in the city, an economy car is hard to beat. All you need to do is choose what suits you best, pack up the car, and clock up those miles.
What side of the road do they drive on in Encinitas?
You’ll have to keep right when driving in Encinitas. In addition to that, exercise a bit of extra caution if it’s your first time behind the wheel here. Once you’re familiar with local driving habits, relax and enjoy the scenery!
Is it difficult to park in Encinitas?
Getting your hands on a place to park in Encinitas isn’t always easy. That’s why many people look for a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around town, take careful note of the signage. Overstaying the time limit could earn you a hefty fine.
Does Encinitas have peak-hour traffic?
As with most cities, you can expect slightly heavier traffic in the rush hours before and after work. However, with a population of about 62,900, traffic jams aren’t a huge concern in Encinitas.
Are there speed limits in Encinitas?
Most residential zones in the city of Encinitas have a 25mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits normally range between 15mph and 70mph.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in San Diego County?
Generally, your rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local agency so they can send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Encinitas?
It’s prohibited to use your cell phone while driving a car in Encinitas, and you could also be charged a fine for simply holding a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Encinitas?
While operating a vehicle in Encinitas, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08%. Thinking of having a wine or two over lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Encinitas?
Yes you can. However, before you turn you are required to bring the car to a total stop and only continue if there’s no oncoming traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in San Diego County?
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in San Diego County.

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